At noon on the 25th November 2017, after a week of boat preparation and much appreciated social activities at Marina Lanzarote in Arrecife, a record 23 yachts started the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race bound for Grenada. Teams from nine different nations took part including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and the United States of America. Ludde Ingvall’s Australian Maxi CQS took line honours and was awarded the International Maxi Association (IMA) Transatlantic Trophy. Eric de Turckheim’s French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine was the overall winner under IRC, winning the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy.
IRC Rating Overall & IRC Zero – Teasing Machine
Line Honours Winner – CQS Racing Australia
IRC 1 – Broader View Hamburg
IRC 2 & Double Handed – Jangada
Class 40 – RED
MOCRA Multihull – Zed 6
ORC Overall & ORC 1 – Outsider
ORC Superyacht – Sorceress
The next (5th) edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race will start on 24th November 2018
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